Patents by Inventor Peter Bogner

Peter Bogner has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200243152
    Abstract: A circuit having capacitors, and corresponding method. A circuit and corresponding methods are provided. A controller causes a first capacitor to be connected to an input connection in a first operating phase, charge to be transferred from the first capacitor to a second capacitor in a second operating phase and charge to be transferred from the second capacitor to a processing circuit in a third operating phase. The input connection and the second capacitor belong to different voltage domains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Herwig Wappis, Peter Bogner
  • Patent number: 10707888
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for determining the suitability of a test delay value between comparator decisions of a comparator circuit of an asynchronous successive approximation analog/digital converter and a method for determining an optimized delay value of a comparator of an asynchronous successive approximation analog/digital converter are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Martin Pernull, Peter Bogner
  • Publication number: 20200186146
    Abstract: Sampling circuits and methods for sampling are provided. In a first operating phase, sampling capacitors are coupled to inputs, and in a second operating phase, to a common-mode signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Herwig Wappis
  • Patent number: 10666281
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment, a method for calibrating at least two analog-to-digital converters includes feeding an analog predefined signal to the at least two analog-to-digital converters; converting the analog predefined signal into at least two converter-associated digital values using the at least two analog-to-digital converters, wherein the converting is based on a received clock signal; and adapting a converter-specific time delay based on the at least two converter-associated digital values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Martin Pernull, Peter Bogner
  • Patent number: 10591512
    Abstract: Measurement apparatuses and methods are described. A measurement input is coupled with a first terminal of a capacitance via a first switch, and a reference voltage is coupled with the first terminal of the capacitance via a second switch. A measurement circuit is coupled to a second terminal of said capacitance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Franz Kuttner
  • Patent number: 10583792
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system comprising a plurality of first sensors to measure parameters characterizing a vehicle operating state; a second sensor to measure a parameter characterizing an emission of an fuel processing apparatus; a control device to measure repeatedly over a predefined time period and to determine a vehicle operating state based on a first data set with measured values from the plurality of first sensors and predefined parameter ranges describing a predefined vehicle operating state; an allocation device to allocate a second data set comprising measured values from the second sensor to the predefined vehicle operating state; and an evaluation device to determine a characteristic value for assessing or optimizing the operating behavior of the vehicle based on the vehicle operating state and the second data set, wherein the characteristic value characterizes an energy efficiency of the vehicle or an emission behavior of the fuel processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: AVL LIST GMBH
    Inventors: Helmut List, Peter Schoeggl, Guenter Karl Fraidl, Thomas Trebitsch, Erik Bogner
  • Patent number: 10574220
    Abstract: A circuit for processing an input-signal voltage, and including an input capacitance coupled between an input node of the circuit and a sense node of a comparator; a reference capacitance coupled to the sense node of the comparator; and a common mode switch coupled between the sense node and a reference node of the comparator. The circuit is configured to have the input capacitance set to a reference input voltage while the common mode switch is closed, and the input node set to the input-signal voltage while the common mode switch is open. The reference capacitance includes a plurality of capacitances, at least one of which is provided as a switched capacitance that is selectively controllable to configure the plurality of capacitances. A switched capacitance controller is configured to control the switched capacitance so as to compensate, at the sense node, a comparator offset voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Gerhard Maderbacher
  • Publication number: 20200048357
    Abstract: The present invention provides bispecific antibody constructs of a specific Fc modality characterized by comprising a first domain binding to BCMA, a second domain binding to an extracellular epitope of the human and/or the Macaca CD3? chain and a third domain, which is the specific Fc modality. Moreover, the invention provides a polynucleotide, encoding the antibody construct, a vector comprising this polynucleotide, host cells, expressing the construct and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Tobias Raum, Markus Münz, Johannes Brozy, Peter Kufer, Patrick Hoffmann, Matthias Friedrich, Benno Rattel, Pamela Bogner, Andreas Wolf, Cornelius Pompe
  • Publication number: 20200052711
    Abstract: In some examples, an integrated circuit device includes a sampling switch configured to sample an input signal. The integrated circuit device also includes a first evaluation unit configured to receive the sampled input signal from the sampling switch and evaluate the sampled input signal. The integrated circuit device further includes a second evaluation unit configured to receive the sampled input signal from the sampling switch and evaluate the sampled input signal. The sampling switch is configured to deliver the sampled input signal to the first evaluation unit and deliver the sampled input signal to the second evaluation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Jens Barrenscheen, Peter Bogner, Herwig Wappis
  • Publication number: 20190383651
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment, a method for monitoring a data converter configured to convert data using a calibration determined by a calibration data record includes calibrating the data converter in order to determine a corresponding multiplicity of time associated calibration data records at a multiplicity of different times; and determining a state of the data converter based on comparing at least one of the multiplicity of time associated calibration data records with a comparison data record.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Andrea Cristofoli, Michael Kropfitsch, Jochen O. Schrattenecker
  • Publication number: 20190386673
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment, a method of monitoring a data converter includes determining a multiplicity of time-associated linearity parameters that describe a linearity of the data converter at a multiplicity of different times, and determining a state of the data converter based on comparing at least one linearity parameter of the multiplicity of time-associated linearity parameters with a comparison parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Jochen O. Schrattenecker, Peter Bogner, Andrea Cristofoli, Michael Kropfitsch
  • Patent number: 10476483
    Abstract: Filters are discussed where a first window function and a second window function are applied to a digital input signal, wherein a window length of the first window function is longer than a window length of the second window function. The results of this windowing are integrated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Dietmar Straeussnigg, Peter Bogner, Michael Kropfitsch, Jens Barrenscheen
  • Patent number: 10456048
    Abstract: A sensor device includes an implantable sensor unit, a transponder unit, and a wired connection flexibly and electrically connecting the implantable sensor unit and the transponder unit. The implantable sensor unit is adapted to be implanted into a body. The implantable sensor unit includes a comparator and a sensor adapted to sense a characteristic of the body in vivo. The sensor is adapted to supply an analog signal to a first input of the comparator. The transponder unit is adapted to supply a control signal to the implantable sensor unit and to receive an output signal of the comparator. The implantable sensor unit is adapted to supply an analog approximation signal to a second input of the comparator in response to the control signal. The wired connection is adapted to transmit the control signal and the output signal of the comparator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Dirk Hammerschmidt
  • Publication number: 20190326919
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for determining the suitability of a test delay value between comparator decisions of a comparator circuit of an asynchronous successive approximation analog/digital converter and a method for determining an optimized delay value of a comparator of an asynchronous successive approximation analog/digital converter are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Martin Pernull, Peter Bogner
  • Publication number: 20190326920
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment, a method for calibrating at least two analog-to-digital converters includes feeding an analog predefined signal to the at least two analog-to-digital converters; converting the analog predefined signal into at least two converter-associated digital values using the at least two analog-to-digital converters, wherein the converting is based on a received clock signal; and adapting a converter-specific time delay based on the at least two converter-associated digital values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Martin Pernull, Peter Bogner
  • Publication number: 20190318051
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for simulation-based analysis and/or optimization of a motor vehicle, preferably having the following working steps: simulating (SIOI) a driving operation of the motor vehicle (I) on the basis of a model (M) with at least one manipulated variable for acquiring values of at least one simulated variable which is suitable for characterizing an overall vehicle behaviour, in particular a driving capability, of the motor vehicle (I), wherein the model has at least one partial model, in particular a torque model, and wherein the at least one partial model is based on a function and preferably characterizes the operation of at least one component, in particular of an internal combustion engine of the motor vehicle (I); and—outputting (S I03) the values of the at least one simulated variable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: AVL List GmbH
    Inventors: Mario OSWALD, Peter SCHOEGGL, Erik BOGNER, Robert SCHUH, Moritz STOCKMEIER, Volker MUELLER, Mario TEITZER, Thomas GERSTORFER, Hans-Michael KOEGELER
  • Patent number: 10399565
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for optimizing a driver assistance system having the work steps of defining at least one driver assistance system A to be optimized, determining at least one vehicle parameter function that is suitable for characterizing an operating state of a vehicle, and at least one environmental parameter function that is suitable for characterizing the surroundings of the vehicle, calculation of at least one driving situation characteristic function that characterizes a driving situation of the vehicle, particularly at least on the basis of the at least one vehicle parameter function and/or of the at least one environmental parameter function, calculation of at least one control intervention characteristic function that is suitable for characterizing the activity of the driver assistance system A, and calculation of a correction function that depends on the at least one driving situation characteristic function and characterizes a subjective perception of the driving situation by at lea
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: AVL LIST GMBH
    Inventors: Rainer Posch, Juergen Holzinger, Peter Schoeggl, Erik Bogner
  • Publication number: 20190250191
    Abstract: Measurement apparatuses and methods are described. A measurement input is coupled with a first terminal of a capacitance via a first switch, and a reference voltage is coupled with the first terminal of the capacitance via a second switch. A measurement circuit is coupled to a second terminal of said capacitance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Franz Kuttner
  • Patent number: 10361694
    Abstract: A switching circuitry is configured to provide, during an ON-State, a connection between a first port and second port and to electrically disconnect, during an OFF-State, the first port from the second port. The switching interface comprises a first and a second cascode transistor element having an applicable operational voltage and comprising a control terminal, wherein the first cascode transistor element is connected with the first port of the switching interface and wherein the second cascode transistor element is connected with the second port of the switching interface. The switching interface comprises a switching transistor element, having the applicable operational voltage and comprising a third control terminal, the switching transistor element being serially connected the first and second cascode transistor elements. A supply signal arrangement is connected to the control terminals and configured to provide control voltages to the control terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Herwig Wappis
  • Publication number: 20190173460
    Abstract: A circuit for processing an input-signal voltage, and including an input capacitance coupled between an input node of the circuit and a sense node of a comparator; a reference capacitance coupled to the sense node of the comparator; and a common mode switch coupled between the sense node and a reference node of the comparator. The circuit is configured to have the input capacitance set to a reference input voltage while the common mode switch is closed, and the input node set to the input-signal voltage while the common mode switch is open. The reference capacitance includes a plurality of capacitances, at least one of which is provided as a switched capacitance that is selectively controllable to configure the plurality of capacitances. A switched capacitance controller is configured to control the switched capacitance so as to compensate, at the sense node, a comparator offset voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Peter Bogner, Gerhard Maderbacher